READY to ditch the iPhone and join Team Google? Here are the very best Android phones you can buy in the UK for June 2018.
Below you’ll find a selection of top phones, ranging from very cheap models to ultra-premium iPhone killers – so there’s something for everyone.
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Samsung Galaxy S9 – a true iPhone killer
This is Samsung’s best phone ever. It’s got a huge 5.8-inch Quad HD ‘Infinity Display’, and runs on Samsung’s speedy Exynos 8895 chip.
But it’s got a load of great extras too, including Qi wireless charging and a completely waterproof design.
Throw in one of the best smartphone cameras available, and its undeniably worth the £689 price tag.
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Google Pixel 2 XL – the ultimate Android phone?
Google created Android, so the company’s new Google Pixel 2 XL is arguably the best possible Android phone you can buy – because it gets all the latest software updates first.
It features a gorgeous 6-inch Quad HD display and Qualcomm’s nippy Snapdragon 835 processor, and offers a host of perks like fast-charging and support for Google’s Daydream VR headset.
With a thin, light, and attractive design, you can’t go wrong with the Google Pixel 2 XL.
Best handset price: Currys – £669
Corbis – Getty Motorola’s Moto G5 isn’t as pretty as a top-end Samsung, but it’s cheap and more than powerful enough for most users
Sony’s pint-sized blower is the perfect choice for people with small hands
Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact – small body, big performance
Phones seem to be getting bigger and bigger, but you needn’t suffer under the weight of a hulking handset.
Try Sony’s Xperia XZ2 Compact on for size, which has a hand-friendly 5-inch display, but comes packing high-end specs.
You get Qualcomm’s supercharged Snapdragon 845 processor churning out stunning gaming visuals and silky smooth app performance, and a sharp Full HD display for watching Netflix on the go.
And you can bag one with this great deal…
Best handset price: GiffGaff – £23.53 per month (£25 upfront)
Motorola Moto G5 – best budget blower
Not all great phones need to cost the earth, as the impressive Motorola Moto G5 proves.
This cheaper phone comes in at under £200, and boasts a 5-inch Full HD screen and a generous 13-megapixel camera that’ll take Instagram-ready snaps with ease.
Better still, you can pick one up for a paltry £169.99 right now on Amazon, putting more expensive rivals to shame.
Best handset price: Amazon – £169.99
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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 – no expense spared
Intended for power users, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has basically ever feature you could want from a phone – and a lofty price tag to match.
There’s a huge 6.3-inch Quad HD display, a dual 12-megapixel camera on the back, and a generous 6GB of RAM that keeps the phone running smoothly.
It’s also bundled with Samsung’s S-Pen stylus, and is up for grabs on Carphone Warehouse for £48 per month – with a £59.99 upfront fee.
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We gave the OnePlus 6 five stars in our handset review
OnePlus 6 – a flagship killer
Chinese firm OnePlus has only been around for a few years, but its high-end, low-cost smartphones have already become a huge hit in the UK.
The new OnePlus 6 offers iPhone-rivalling specs, including a 6.28-inch AMOLED screen, up to 8GB of RAM, and two cameras on the back (one 16-megapixel, one 20-megapixel).
It’s also powered by the top-end Snapdragon 845 chip, so it’ll run like a dream – not bad for £37 per month on O2 with an £89.99 upfront fee and 4GB of data.
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LG V30 – perfect for a Netflix binge
LG’s G6 wasn’t a huge hit, but the new LG V30 more than makes up for it.
This gorgeous phone has a super-sharp 6-inch Quad HD OLED display that supports HDR10 videos – that means better colours and contrast for your Netflix sessions.
Tempted? The best deal we’ve spotted is from Carphone Warehouse, getting you the phone for just £32.99 per month, with a £139.99 upfront fee.